List of active German Navy ships

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List of active German Navy ships is a list of ships in active service with the German Navy. There are approximately 81 ships in commission including; 11 frigates, 5 corvettes, 8 fast attack craft, 5 minesweepers, 10 minehunters, 4 submarines, 23 auxiliary vessels and 15 miscellaneous vessels.

Current ships[edit]

Class Picture Type Ships Displacement Note
SUBMARINES (4 in Service)
Type 212 Type 212 Class S181 U31
S182 U32
S183 U33
S184 U34
1,830 tonnes 2 more under construction.
FRIGATES (11 in Service)
Sachsen Sachsen Class Air-defence Frigate F219 Sachsen
F220 Hamburg
F221 Hessen
5,690 tonnes
Brandenburg Brandenburg class frigate Multipurpose Frigate F215 Brandenburg
F216 Schleswig-Holstein
F217 Bayern
F218 Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
4,490 tonnes
Bremen Bremen Class Multipurpose Frigate F208 Niedersachsen
F212 Karlsruhe
F213 Augsburg
F214 Lübeck
3,680 tonnes Being phased out, to be replaced by 4 F125 class frigates.[1]
CORVETTES (5 in Service)
Braunschweig Braunschweig Class Multipurpose Corvette F260 Braunschweig
F261 Magdeburg
F262 Erfurt
F263 Oldenburg
F264 Ludwigshafen am Rhein
1,840 tonnes
FAST PATROL BOATS (8 in Service)
Gepard Gepard Class Fast Attack Craft P6121 S71 Gepard ('Cheeta')
P6122 S72 Puma
P6123 S73 Hermelin ('Ermine')
P6125 S75 Zobel ('Sable')
P6126 S76 Frettchen ('Ferret')
P6128 S78 Ozelot ('Ocelot')
P6129 S79 Wiesel ('Weasel')
P6130 S80 Hyäne ('Hyena')
390 tonnes 2 removed from service. All to be withdrawn from service by 2021.
MINE COUNTER-MEASURE VESSELS (15 in Service)
Ensdorf Ensdorf class Minesweeper M1094 Ensdorf
M1093 Auerbach/Oberpfalz
M1092 Hameln
M1090 Pegnitz
M1098 Siegburg
650 tonnes Mother ships for Seehund remotely controlled minesweeping drones as part of the TROIKA PLUS system (18 Seehund drones in stock, two-man crews only for transit).
Kulmbach Kulmbach Class Mine hunter M1095 Überherrn
M1099 Herten
635 tonnes
Frankenthal Frankenthal class Mine hunter M1063 Bad Bevensen
M1064 Grömitz
M1068 Datteln
M1065 Dillingen
M1069 Homburg
M1062 Sulzbach-Rosenberg
M1058 Fulda
M1059 Weilheim
650 tonnes 2 removed from service in 2006.
FLEET AUXILIARY VESSELS (23 in Service)
Berlin Berlin Class Combat Support Ship A1411 Berlin
A1412 Frankfurt am Main
A1413 Bonn
20,240 tonnes
Rhön Rhon Class tanker Replenishment Oiler A1443 Rhön
A1442 Spessart
14,169 tonnes
Walchensee Walchensee class Coastal Tanker A1425 Ammersee
A1426 Tegernsee
2,174 tonnes
Elbe Elbe Class Tender A511 Elbe
A512 Mosel
A513 Rhein
A514 Werra
A515 Main
A516 Donau
3,586 tonnes
Oste Oste Class Electronic Surveillance Ship A52 Oste
A50 Alster
A53 Oker
3,200 tonnes
Wangerooge Wangerooge Class Sea-going Tugboat A1451 Wangerooge
A1452 Spiekeroog
798 tonnes A1454 Baltrum and A1456 Juist converted for diver-training (see "MISCELLANEOUS" below).
Helgoland Salvage Tug A1458 Fehmarn 1,310 tonnes
Frankenthal Frankenthal class M1061 Rottweil
M1067 Bad Rappenau
650 tonnes Converted Minesweeper, now used by clearance divers.
Barbe Barbe class Landing Craft L762 Lachs
L765 Schlei
430 tonnes Currently part of the SEK-M Naval Special Forces command.
MISCELLANEOUS
Nordstrand Nordstrand class Harbor Tugboat Y817 Nordstrand
Y819 Langeness
Y816 Vogelsand
Y812 Lütje Hörn
Y815 Scharhörn
Y814 Knechtsand
Bottsand Bottsans class Oil Recovery Ship A1643 Bottsand
A1644 Eversand
650 tonnes
Wangerooge Wangerooge Class Diver-training A1439 Baltrum
A1440 Juist
798 tonnes Originally sea-going tugboats, later converted for diver-training.
Gorch Fock Gorch Fock Class Sail Training Ship A60 Gorch Fock 1,760 tonnes
Planet Planet Class SWATH Research Ship A1437 Planet 3,500 tonnes
Schwedeneck Schwedeneck Class Multipurpose Trials Ship Y861 Kronsort
Y862 Helmsand
Alliance Alliance Research Ship A1456 Alliance NATO vessel under German flag.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Biggest Cuts In Years Are Coming For Germany". Aviation Week. 2012-01-23. Retrieved 2012-01-27. 

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